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Question: How do I get help taking felonies off my back ground someone else did by using my name?

Answer: Using another person’s name while committing or being prosecuted for criminal acts is referred to as criminal identity theft. If you are the victim of criminal identity theft, it is important to contact law enforcement and the county attorney’s office to address criminal charges made in your name. You may want to hire a lawyer to help undo the different ways your identity may have been used. Most resources available to victims of identity theft recommend reporting identity theft to the Federal Trade Commission through the website IdentityTheft.gov and securing an Identity Theft Affidavit and filing a report with your local law enforcement agency.

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